Lawmakers want more surveillanceSubmitted by bcfast on Sat, 04/20/2013 - 19:42
And so it begins. The cry for the Orwellian nightmare has started and the demands are coming from the Republicans!! LOL So, the left and right both believe MORE government is the solution.
"The successful — and massive — law enforcement effort to obtain public video to help identify the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing shows the need for more government video surveillance cameras, says one congressman. Perhaps drones, too, says a senator.
There are already government closed-circuit TV systems in cities like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., a member of both the House Homeland Security and Intelligence committees, said the nation needs even more video cameras in public places.
"They're a great law enforcement method and device," the congressman told NBC News' Andrea Mitchell the day after the bombing. "It keeps us ahead of the terrorists who are constantly trying to kill us."
Read more to see what Lindsay Graham has to say: